Adopt South West is an innovative and supportive regional adoption agency covering Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay.

Adopt South West value and behavioursAdopt South West is hosted by Devon County Council and is a Regional Adoption Agency providing adoption services for the four local authorities: Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay councils, with offices across the region.

If you’re looking for a new, exciting challenge and to further your experience and operational skills, Devon County Council offers a vibrant workplace and attractive benefits.

Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer. In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave per year, pro rata (rising with length of service), plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after five years’ service
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website
  • access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life
  • flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role)
  • discounts and salary sacrifice options (such as annual leave purchase) as well as offers from local and high street retailers through our Vivup employee benefit scheme

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